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Why do they compete for the highest?

Jeddah Tower: What does the world's next tallest skyscraper look like now?

Surely, extremely high skyscrapers can be a token of economic strength.
But, when it comes to live or use the tower on daily basis, it would be inconvenient to wait for elevators.
For example in Japan, residents in skyscrapers lament the time required to get to ground floor, because many residents rush to the elevator in the morning.
I guess extremely high skyscrapers are meaningless without enough elevators, except for tourist attraction.